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Congress leader files complaint with EC against IT minister

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Senior Madhu Yashki Friday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against IT and T Rama Rao, alleging he violated the code by announcing that some policies related to the IT industry are in the pipeline.

The Code of Conduct prohibits the participation of ministers in the caretaker government in any kind of policy announcement or indicating that new policy will be formulated, the former said, alleging that made some announcement in a programme organised by IT recently.

"T Rama also blatantly went on to announce that he was working on a number of similar projects that he claimed are in the pipeline

Such violations by members of the Council of ministers of caretaker government of Chandrasekhar are making a mockery of the in letter and spirit," Yashki alleged in a letter to the Chief Electoral Officer.

He demanded immediate action against Rao.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 19:55 IST